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Survey endorses local branding of Alabama specialty crops

By Paul Hollis Would you be more willing to buy a bag of sweet potatoes, basket of peaches or a jar of honey if you knew from the label that it was grown in Alabama? A recent survey conducted by researchers at Auburn University shows that the state’s specialty crop...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

Henry Kinnucan and Brittney Goodrich, agricultural economists in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture, comment on the heavy rain and floods affecting U.S. corn farmers, especially in the Midwest, who face delayed planting. Consumers also face rising grocery and...

Agricultural grants undergo rigorous review process

Agricultural grants undergo rigorous review process

AAES researcher Manuel F. Chamorro, assistant professor of food animal medicine and surgery in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is working on a PAR initiative to help fight the leading cause of death in nursing beef calves older than three weeks of age.

Auburn researcher working to improve cattle fertility

Auburn researcher working to improve cattle fertility

Fernando Biase, assistant professor in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Animal Sciences, is leading a project that will create a basis of knowledge allowing for the development of strategies to improve fertility in beef cattle.

Auburn fisheries to host expo, field day April 6 at Shell Center

Auburn University’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences will host a Fisheries Expo and Field Day Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center, located at 2101 N. College St. in Auburn. In addition to activities for people of...
APT film series to feature agricultural research at Auburn

NRCS funds to demonstrate and promote best irrigation practices in Alabama

By Paul Hollis The latest numbers tell the irrigation story: In Alabama, only 15 percent of the land currently available for farming is irrigated, a far cry from Mississippi’s 61 percent of cropland and Georgia’s 40 percent. Over time, that lack of irrigation...

APT film series to feature agricultural research at Auburn

New AAES grant program addresses critical agricultural needs

By Paul Hollis Long-term research is vital to the future of U.S. production agriculture, but farmers can’t always afford to wait for solutions to their most pressing problems. That’s why a new Auburn University funding program is providing shorter-term grants that...

APT film series to feature agricultural research at Auburn

New teaching garden to strengthen ag's on-campus presence

By Jamie Creamer The College of Agriculture has launched a project to establish a highly productive, on-campus teaching garden that will give greater visibility to active agricultural fieldwork at Auburn and enhance the legacy of the historic Old Rotation. Faculty...

APT film series to feature agricultural research at Auburn

NRCS funds to demonstrate and promote best irrigation practices in Alabama

By Paul Hollis The latest numbers tell the irrigation story: In Alabama, only 15 percent of the land currently available for farming is irrigated, a far cry from Mississippi’s 61 percent of cropland and Georgia’s 40 percent. Over time, that lack of irrigation...

APT film series to feature agricultural research at Auburn

New AAES grant program addresses critical agricultural needs

By Paul Hollis Long-term research is vital to the future of U.S. production agriculture, but farmers can’t always afford to wait for solutions to their most pressing problems. That’s why a new Auburn University funding program is providing shorter-term grants that...

APT film series to feature agricultural research at Auburn

New teaching garden to strengthen ag's on-campus presence

By Jamie Creamer The College of Agriculture has launched a project to establish a highly productive, on-campus teaching garden that will give greater visibility to active agricultural fieldwork at Auburn and enhance the legacy of the historic Old Rotation. Faculty...